Finance Director, Goldfarb School of Nursing

BJC HealthCare
Saint Louis
16 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Full time
Job ID:
Employment Status: Full–Time
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With a legacy beginning in 1902, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes–Jewish College has a strong tradition of educating health care professionals.

Goldfarb School of Nursing is located on the Washington University Medical Campus in St. Louis and is affiliated with Barnes–Jewish Hospital, with a second site at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Goldfarb is a private nursing college that enrolls over 650 students in its baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree programs. Goldfarb has nationally recognized educational facilities with state–of–the–art classrooms, lecture halls and sophisticated Clinical Simulation Institute labs with patient simulation manikins and exam rooms that provide high–tech, advanced nursing care experiences.

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes–Jewish College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and Higher Education Commission.

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Role Purpose

Under the general direction of the Vice Dean for Finance and Administration, provides accounting and financial reporting expertise to the College, manages accounting operations including general ledgers, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and financial reporting, facilitates preparation of the annual Budget and Forecast and bi–annual Capital Budget by the Dean's Cabinet, ensures compliance with all applicable regulations, accounting principles, and policies, and manages support staff.


  • Lead effort in creating and establishing standard cost allocation methods for all academic programs.
  • Prepare various regulatory reporting requirements including audit, tax, program cost reporting, and surveys (IPEDS). Liaise with external and internal auditors. Prepare financial statements and retrieve data or data–mine as appropriate to meet auditors' objectives.
  • Provide strategic direction, leadership, and oversight of financial operations for multiple departments.
  • Ensures the accurate and timely processing of accounting transactions in compliance with federal, state, College, and BJC HealthCare regulations, policies, and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Coordinates preparation of the College's annual Operating Budget and Projection, and biannual Capital Budget. Monitors "Actual" Revenue and Expense vs. "Budget" monthly, and researches material variances
  • Manage individuals including but not limited to: hire, train, assign work, manage and evaluate performance, conduct professional development plans to ensure that the productivity and actions of that group meet and/or support the operational goals of the College as established by College leadership.
  • Minimum Requirements


  • Master's Degree
  • – Business/related


  • 5–10 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • 2–5 years
  • Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

    Licenses & Certifications

  • CPA
  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    – Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    – Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    – 401(k) plan
    – Tuition Assistance
    – Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    – On–Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    – Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

    Equal Opportunity Employer